Ahmed Mahmoud


Ahmed has previously worked at the Attorney General’s Chambers in Kenya as a State Counsel. At the Attorney General’s Chambers, Ahmed worked as a Commercial Lawyer and was regularly involved in negotiation, providing advisory services and drafting various commercial/financing agreements on behalf of the Government of Kenya. Ahmed also worked as a Personal Legal Assistant to the Solicitor General where he was exposed to the running of functions of Government enabling him to build a formidable network of key players within the Government of Kenya.

Ahmed has also attended a course on negotiation skills which he utilizes in the course of his practice. He has also attended various short courses on oil and gas law, contract drafting and public-private partnerships (PPPs).

Practice Areas
  • Financing Agreements;
  • Energy Law;
  • Corporate and Commercial;
  • Real Estate/Conveyancing;
  • Public Private Partnership (PPPs);
  • Procurement law;
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation;
  • Islamic Finance;
  • Oil and Gas Law;
  • Energy Law;
  • Telecommunication Law
Experience Statement
  • Acting as local counsel for the Government of Kenya where he was advising on the refinancing terms and agreement of the Government’s syndicated loan.
  • Acting as the lead legal adviser in the first Sharia-compliant listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchange of our client Kurwitu Ventures.
  • Acting for various clients in the registration and perfection of securities for lending/borrowing.
  • Acting as part of the negotiating team on the PPP concession contract for the Northern Corridor in Kenya and the financing to expand the northern corridor by the International Development Association (IDA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
  • Acting as local counsel for the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Kenya in its USD 750 Million syndicated loan transaction in October 2015.
  • Acting as local counsel for the Government of Kenya in 2017 where it was borrowing exclusively from Direct Foreign Investers including Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (formerly trading as PTA bank) and Afriexim Bank;
  • Handling conveyancing for a range of clients including property development company AMS Properties.
  • Acting as local counsel for the Government of Kenya in the tapping of an international sovereign bond issuance in conjunction with the international Counsel.